Below is a list of current timber sales open for bids on state owned forest lands.
South Carolina Forestry Commission
Sand Hills State Forest
Sealed lump-sum bids will be accepted until 10:00 AM on January 25, 2017 by Sand Hills State Forest, US HWY 1, four miles south of Patrick, S.C. (16218 HWY 1 Patrick, SC 29584). This sale consists of approximately 507 acres of natural and planted Longleaf and Loblolly pine. Lump-sum bids are for approximately 2858 tons of pine sawtimber, 4992 tons of chip-n-saw, 7514 tons of pine pulpwood. This sale consist of SFI and ATFS certified wood. This sale also has several stands that contain pole quality trees, estimated to be an average of four (4) percent. The sale areas are shown in the maps and table provided. All bids are to be in a sealed envelope mailed, hand delivered, or emailed.
Manchester State Forest
Sealed per ton bids will be accepted until 11:00 AM, January 23, 2017, by Manchester State Forest, 6740 Headquarters Road, Wedgefield, SC, for the sale of approximately 1,846.0 tons of pine pulpwood, 1,695.7 tons of pine chip-n-saw, and 2,357.0 tons of pine sawtimber on approximately 239 acres. Bids will be accepted in person, by mail, or by email. The seller does not guarantee the approximate volume stated above, and each bidder is encouraged to make their own determination of volumes.
Harbison State Forest
Wee Tee State Forest
Poe Creek State Forest
SCFC St. George Nursery
Department of Natural Resources
DNR Tillman Sand Ridge
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 3,700 tons of pine pulpwood, 1,230 tons of pine chip-n-saw, 2,460 tons of pine sawtimber, 1,476 tons of hardwood pulpwood, 116 tons of hardwood sawtimber, and 3,060 tons of fuel chips to be selectively thinned from approximately 184 acres. Removals will include all commercial trees and non-commercial trees (IE fuel chips), except those designated to leave with a blue paint mark at eye level, in approximately 123 acres of natural loblolly pine and hardwood. 31 acres of planted longleaf pine will be operator-select fourth-row and between first-thinning.
Liberty Hill Wildlife Management Area – McDowell Tract Lancaster County, South Carolina:
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 9,060 tons of pine pulpwood to be selectively thinned from approximately 226 acres of planted loblolly pine. Liberty Hill Wildlife Management Area – McDowell Tract Lancaster County, South Carolina. Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202.
Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve -
Horry County, South Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 7,375 tons of pine pulpwood and 2,940 tons of fuel chips to be fourth-row thinned from approximately 294 acres of planted and natural loblolly, slash, and pond pine. Removals from pine thinning areas will include all trees from every fourth row, operator-selected smaller and poorly formed trees from side rows, and all hardwood underbrush and associated logging debris (fuel chips). Per-ton bids for pine pulpwood and fuel chips will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at SCDNR Headquarters, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC – Room 202.
Hamilton Ridge Management Area -
Hampton County, South Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will accept sealed, per ton bids for the sale of approximately 8,572 tons of pine pulpwood, 9,786 tons of pine chip-n-saw, and 5,548 tons of pine sawtimber to be selectively thinned from approximately 695 acres of planted loblolly pine. Removals will include all trees designated with a blue paint mark at eye level over most of the sale area (618 acres). The remaining 77 acres, designated by pink flagging tape, will be clearcut. SCDNR does not guarantee these advertised volumes or acreages, and bidders are encouraged to make their own
Bids should be clearly marked “SCDNR – Hamilton Ridge WMA - 2nd Thins 2016.” Bids may be hand-delivered or mailed to Gary Burger, Statewide Forester, c/o Webb Wildlife Center, 1282 Webb Ave, Garnett, SC 29922. NO VERBAL, FAXED, OR EMAILED BIDS ACCEPTED. Mailed bids should be received by COB on January 10, 2017. Bids will be opened publicly at the Webb Wildlife Center Office on Jan. 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The SCDNR reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Department of Corrections
SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Department of Transportation
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